July 20, 2017

Uber And Lyft Call Out Anti-LGBT “Sex” Amendment On State Ride-Hailing Bill: Your Texas Roundup



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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“I woke up and wasn’t really feeling good. I came to shootaround, went through shootaround, got back to the room and thought maybe I needed to rest. About 15 minutes later, I woke up and everything started coming out. Both ends.”

—San Antonio Spurs’ Dewayne Dedmon to reporters after practice on Monday, according to the San Antonio Express-News . The seven-footer certainly wasn’t shy about his, uh, symptoms that forced him to miss Game 4 of the Spurs’ playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday. Dedmon’s good to go now, and will be back in action for Game 5 on Tuesday night. BIG NEWS

Uneasy Rider
It took them both long enough, but Uber and Lyft have finally responded to the so-called “sex” amendment added last week to a statewide ride-hailing bill. Last Wednesday , the Texas House easily passed House Bill 100, which would overturn local regulations on ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft, opening the door for their potential return to cities like Austin, where […]

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